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Bridgeport man sentenced to 5-25 in prison in death of his infant

GRAFTON - A 28-year-old Bridgeport man has been sentenced to 5-25 years in prison in the death of his 16-week old son. Jeremy Kurt Shaffer was sentenced by Judge Alan D. Moats in Taylor County for felony child neglect resulting in death (3-15 years) and child abuse resulting in serious injury (2-10

THEET.COM - 2017-09-24 22:00:00

This week, 40 years ago

Traffic and road problems; competing for Maid of Marion; mayor honored Sept. 25, 1977 - One of the principle problems with traffic in Fairmont is all traffic wishing to go across the river ends up downtown. Everest Drive, which used to relieve this situation, has been largely blocked off because of

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-25 08:05:00

Philippi man headed to prison for 1-10 after probation is revoked

CLARKSBURG - A 41-year-old Philippi man is headed to prison after his probation was revoked Thursday by Harrison Chief Judge James A. Matish. Donald Aaron Scheuvront was previously convicted of grand larceny in a case in which he stole jewelry valued at more than $1,000 from an East View residence.

THEET.COM - 2017-09-22 22:15:00

Marty Stuart gives high-octane show for Cultural Foundation

CLARKSBURG - Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives performed a high-octane concert Saturday night before a full house at the Robert C. Byrd High School Theatre. The show was sponsored by the Cultural Foundation of Harrison County and is part of its 2017-2018 Concert Series. Stuart has been perf

THEET.COM - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Christopher, EFHS girls win at Broadford; boys finish second

FAIRMONT - Behind freshman Erykah Christopher's first-place finish in 21:43, the East Fairmont girls' cross country team took first place Tuesday at the Broadford Invitational. EFHS had a team score of 33 in the girls' competition. Northern Garrett had a team score of 48, with Southern Garrett and A

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Respect for those that serve

In current events, I see an ongoing change in our country. It appears that some of the liberal causes have eroded our moral structure and downright decency in how we view those precious folks who chose to protect and serve. Back in the '70s and '80s, we were taught to respect authority and to honor

THEET.COM - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

City officials working to combat downtown vagrancy problem

CLARKSBURG - In recent months Clarksburg's downtown area has been inundated with pedestrian foot traffic, often vagrants who loiter outside of local businesses. City Manager Martin Howe said the city has received countless complaints from local business owners who say the vagrancy problem is detrac

THEET.COM - 2017-09-22 21:15:00

'It tastes like fall': Pumpkin spice remains a signifier for beginning of autumn

CLARKSBURG - Fall is often synonymous with cooler weather, the leaves changing and, in most recent history, the smell and taste of pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice can be found in anything from candles to cupcakes, but a large part of its growth can be traced back to Starbucks, who first introduced the

THEET.COM - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Veterans Day Parade set Nov. 10 in downtown Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG - Those wishing to participate in the Nov. 10 Veterans Day Parade in Clarksburg can sign up until Oct. 30. The Veterans Day Ceremony will start at 11 a.m. at Jackson Square on West Pike Street, and the parade begins at noon. The celebration finishes up with a soup bean and cornbread dinne

THEET.COM - 2017-09-22 23:31:00

Walk to End Alzheimer's event Sunday in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG - Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's includes a new hope for the journey on Sunday at the Veterans Memorial Park Amphitheater in Clarksburg. The event begins with a ceremony for participants to hold up flowers representing where they are in their journeys with the disease. An

THEET.COM - 2017-09-22 21:40:00

Wilsonburg backpack program keeps over 75 youth fed

WILSONBURG - The Wilsonburg Elementary School's Backpack program continues to offer food for children in need, with the community's efforts keeping the program alive. The school received $1,500 worth of food and water for the program from the Wilsonburg Lions Club, the Reynoldsville Baptist Church a

THEET.COM - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Randolph man sentenced to jail

ELKINS - A local man convicted of stealing items from an area garage was sentenced after entering into a plea agreement in Randolph County Magistrate Court. Victor Leon Taylor III, 26, was sentenced to 30 days in jail on one misdemeanor count of fleeing on foot. He was sentenced to an additional 30

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Iranian Guard drills near Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendum

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard launched a military exercise Sunday in its northwestern Kurdish region just ahead of Iraqi Kurds voting in an independence referendum, in a sign of Tehran's concerns over the vote. Iran also closed its airspace Sunday to flights taking off from

DERRICK - 2017-09-24 15:09:06

Turkey warns Kurdish leaders on vote as parliament convenes

ISTANBUL (AP) - The Turkish parliament convened Saturday for an extraordinary session to renew a mandate to allow the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria, as officials continued to press Iraqi Kurdish leaders to call off an upcoming independence referendum. The decree, renewed annually since 201

DERRICK - 2017-09-23 15:36:13

The Latest: Kurd leader says referendum will go forward

U.S. Army Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group, right, and Iraq armed forces spokesman Gen. Yahyah Rasul hold a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Dillon said the Kurdish referendum had pulled "re

DERRICK - 2017-09-22 15:35:29

Elkins High SchoolHomecoming Queen is Crowned

The Inter-Mountain photo by Logan Comer Madison Rose Bowers was named Elkins High School homecoming queen Friday night and crowned at halftime of the Elkins Tigers game against East Fairmont. Bowers is the daughter of Todd and Nicki Bowers, and was escorted by her father, Todd Bowers, and her brothe

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Former Mepco LLC president indicted

The former president of Mepco LLC, whose affiliate, Dana Mining Co., operates the 4 West Mine in Mt. Morris, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Morgantown, W.Va., Tuesday for allegedly devising a scheme to make illegal campaign contributions. James L. Laurita Jr., 57, of Morgantown, was indi

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-23 00:48:09

Kelly Macdonald's kids not impressed by career

Kelly MacDonald's children are not impressed by her work. The 41-year-old actress has starred in a number of family-friendly films, including 'Nanny McPhee', 'Brave' and 'Swallows and Amazons', but Freddie, eight, and four-year-old Theodore - who she has with estranged husband Dougie Payne - are not

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Competing in the Mountain State Forest Festival Cornhole Tournament

Alan Huffman and Micky Sponaugle, known as 'Dem Farm Boyz,' took home top honors Saturday in the 2017 Mountain State Forest Festival cornhole tournament. The first place winners received a $100 prize. Seventeen teams participated in the double-elimination event and all participants received coupons

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

D&Eto host MSFF Comedy/Magic Show

Submitted photo Elkins native and illusionist Joshua Jordan will perform in the Mountain State Forest Festival Comedy/Magic Show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium. ELKINS - The Mountain State Forest Festival Comedy/Magic Show returns to the schedule for th

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-09-25 07:00:00